Salamanca Holiday Lettings - discover some of Spain's most beautiful architectural gems
Salamanca, dubbed the "Golden Town" for the golden glow given of by the stone of its buildings,is the most important university town in Spain and is alive with bustling student activity every day of the week. The University of Salamanca boasts a rich and fascinating history dating back to 1218. The history of the city itself dates back to ancient Rome when it was inhabited by a Celtic tribe. Through the ages, Salamanca’s culture has been influenced by various population groups such as the Romans, Visigoths and Moors. All of these rich influences bear a strong imprint on the culture of today's Salamanca and are clearly traceable in almost every sight of historic and touristic value that Salamanca has to offer.
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Starting with the gardens of Campo de San Francisco and the Huerto de Calixto y Melibea, Salamanca apartments can afford you the opportunity to take in some splendid verdent park and garden areas. The former is the city’s very first public garden and the latter lies near the magnificent cathedrals of Salamanca and the remnants of the impressive Roman walls. Salamanca holiday rentals can also give you easy access to the famed cathedrals and other religious buildings which meet at the quaint Patio Chico. There is also the Baroque church – Capilla de la Vera Cruz and the Romanesque Church of San Martin to explore and discover.
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Don't forget to visit churches like the Gothic church Iglesia de San Benito and the last remains of the Friary of San Andres – the Iglesia del Carmen de Abajo. There is another Romanesque church in the city dedicated to St. Thomas called the Iglesia de Santo Tomas Cantuariense. Salamanca holiday rentals can also be found near the university building which is a great tourist attraction in the city. Walking into this university you can see the Patio de Escuelas, which is the central square for the university and is marked by a Gothic façade. The fascinating Museum of Salamanca can also be found here. If you are a history enthusiast on the search for fascinating history to learn about on your holiday, what could be more interesting than a stay in Czech Republic Accommodation?
The university is also home to many historic buildings that date back to 1719 and even 1554. Some of the historic buildings worth visiting include the Colegio de San Ambrosio as well as the Colegio Trilingue. You can also visit many palaces and huge historic mansions from your holiday rentals. These palaces include sites like the Casa Lis which is an palace decorated entirely in an art nouveau style and the Casa de Muertes which is named for its distinctive and innovative use of skulls as decoration. Another beautiful location which has inspired many artists to produce wonderful creations is Tuscany Villa Rentals.